Tag Archives: Poland

The history of love and hate within the triangle Russia-Poland-Ukraine was always difficult to untangle even for Russians, Ukrainians, and Poles, let alone for uninitiated Western bystanders.

Continue reading Russia-Poland-Ukraine triangle and the Volyn tragedy

“Remember when they convicted X?”
“No, I was already doing time in Magadan.”
“Wasn’t Y there at the same time? We met at a pretrial before they sent me to Yakutia.”
“Almost – we missed each other by a few weeks, but he was in a cell with Z…”

Continue reading Selective Solidarity